Byigero’s dismissal has been announced in a communiqué signed by Prime Minister, Dr. Edouard Ngirente on behalf of President Paul Kagame.
The communiqué which also announced Gisèle Umuhumuza as the Acting CEO of WASAC reads that the decision takes immediate effect.
Byigero was appointed CEO of WASAC on 15th December 2020 taking over from Eng Aimé Muzola.
The reason for his dismissal has not been communicated.
Umuhumuza has been serving as the Deputy CEO and Board Member at WASAC.
WASAC has 1500 employees at its headquarters, 20 branches and 25 water treatment plants across the country. Rwanda targets universal access to safe water by 2024.
It is among public institutions reportedly mired by funds mismanagement where the Auditor General’s report indicates that WASAC lost Rwf 2.7 billion in 2019 and Rwf9.4 billion in 2020.